How to Keep Kids Healthy at School

How to Keep Kids Healthy at School

Any time kids are placed into rooms together, there is bound to be sickness. Germs – both bacteria and viruses – spread.

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Circumcision: Parents Have Final Say

Circumcision: Parents Have Final Say

Since the decision to circumcise an infant involves more than just medical factors, it is a subject of intense debate.

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Zika Virus a Threat to Most of U.S.

Zika Virus a Threat to Most of U.S.

Brazil, host of the 2016 Summer Olympics, is in the midst of an outbreak of the Zika virus.

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When to Start Baby on Solid Foods

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that infants be exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life. For those

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Childhood Irritant: Hay Fever

Allergic rhinitis is probably the most common chronic disease of childhood, affecting approximately 15-25% of American children.

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Why Boys Are More Prone to Disease

Boys exist because they get a Y chromosome from their fathers instead of an X chromosome like they get from their mothers.

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The Case for Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is the way that human infants are intended to be fed. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive nursing for the first six months of life.

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Preemies Have Many Health Issues

(This is the second of two stories.) Babies born before 37 weeks gestation are considered premature and often have multiple heath issues.

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